|Rag Radio 2012-02-24 - Activism and the Occupy Austin Movement - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
The guests discuss the Occupy Austin movement and Occupy Southby -- a series of events, including the Million Musicians March for Peace -- scheduled by Occupy Austin for the massive South by Southwest festival. They also discuss a Teach-In and other events on the UT-Austin campus planned by Occupy UT, and a new worker-owned coffeehouse that grew out of the occupy movement in Austin. Guests: Richard Bowden is an Austin fiddler extraordinaire, long-time peace activist, and primary organizer of the...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Activism in Austin; Occupy Austin; Occupy UT; Million Musicians March; Legion Co-Op Coffeehouse; Richard Bowden; Mo McMorrow; Joe Cooper; Nate Cowan; Brian J. Overman; Lucian Villasenor
|People United - March 2, 2012 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features Thorne Dreyer, the editor of _The Rag Blog_ as well as the host of KOOP Radio's own _Rag Radio_, and Alice Embree, a contributing editor to _The Rag Blog_, on the earlier publication they helped found, _The Rag_, an underground newspaper published in Austin, Texas, from 1966 to 1977. They spoke at the Public Affairs Forum at the 1st Unitarian Universalist Church in Austin on February 19, 2012.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Thorne Dreyer; Alice Embree; The Rag; Rag Reunion; The Rag Blog; Rag Radio; underground newspaper; underground press; Underground Press Syndicate; alternative newspaper; alternative press; alternative journalism; independent media; mainstream media; The Daily Texan; University of Texas at Austin; John McMillan; Smoking Typewriters; the New Left; counterculture; activism; personal liberation; popular culture; politics; social movements; Civil Rights Movement; anti-war movement; Vietnam War; LGBT; women's rights; women's movement; feminism; sexual liberation; gay rights; LGBT; direct action; participatory democracy; Tom Hayden; Port Huron Statement; Students for a Democratic Society; Movement for a Democratic Society; Mariann Wizard; Alan Pogue; 1960s; Sixties; Lucian Villasenor; Occupy UT; Occupy Austin; Occupy Wall Street; Occupy movement; Public Affairs Forum; 1st Unitarian Universalist Church; Bonny Gardner; Jim Letchworth; race; class; gender; history; current events